[Digikam-users] How to perform a simple search?

Andi Clemens andi.clemens at gmx.net
Wed Jan 7 11:27:31 GMT 2009

On Tuesday 06 January 2009 20:40:43 Paul Waldo wrote:
> Hi all,
> I want to perform some simple searching activity using Digikam 0.9.4,
> but it seems overly complicated.  I'm probably missing a key point, so
> it's likely my fault :-)
> The first scenario is that I want to search for a keyword.  I open up
> the Search dialog with Tools|Search and then enter my keyword.  I see
> images; great!  Now comes the confusing point; I can't *do* anything
> with the images.  I would think that I would be able to do things like
> 	* edit the image,
> 	* view its metadata, or
> 	* open the album that contains the image.

There must be something wrong with your system, I can edit / rename / whatever 
the files in a search quite easy, without saving the search first.
Which version of digiKam are you using?


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